Madison International Trade Association: Holds export education workshop November 9th

Contact: Jen Pino-Gallagher Tel: 608-224-5125 Email:

MADISON – The Madison International Trade Association (MITA) in conjunction with UPS will hold a full-day action-oriented workshop on November 9th for exporters looking to expand their knowledge of international business. The program features a dual-track experience approach for new-to-export companies and seasoned exporters. For more information, visit

The program highlights a wide-range of topics including: payment options, distributor relationships, sales models for reaching international customers, international shipping and much more. The program is co-sponsored with UPS, and attendees can register to tour the Madison UPS facility following the seminar. Additional sponsors include the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE).

Program details: When: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 Where: Madison Marriott Hotel


8:00 to 8:30 a.m. – Registration and Networking

8:30 to 9:00 a.m. – Welcome

Two tracts to choose from

9:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Exports: Getting Started or Taking Exports to the Next Level

10:15 to Noon – Reaching Global Customers or New Developments in Export Compliance

12:15 to 1:45 p.m. – Lunch with Keynote Speaker (Lunch option only available)

2:00 to 3:00 p.m. – International Shipping or Cargo Insurance

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. – International Transactions or Payment Strategies as Selling Tools

4:00 to 5:00 p.m. – Company Panel

5:00 p.m. – Optional Tour of UPS facility (Registration required)

Registration: Register on-line at or contact Jill Carmichael,, (608) 240-1951.

Registration deadline is Friday, November 5.


Full Day: $125 for MITA members, $150 for non-members

Lunch only: $30 for MITA members, $40 for non-members

MITA is a professional organization whose mission is to foster an understanding of international trade issues, policies, practices, information and legislation.